Ondo State Authorities has confirmed that there’s a suspected case of coronavirus in Akure, the state capital, which is being dealt with in the meanwhile.
Earlier publications on Wednesday steered man named David, who got here into Nigeria from Maryland, United States of America, has been taken to a authorities hospital in Ondo State after being suspected of getting Coronavirus.
In keeping with stories, the person is presently being noticed on the Accident and Emergency Unit of the College of Medical Sciences Educating Hospital, Akure, the state capital.
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Confirming the stories, the Commissioner for Well being, Dr Wahab Adegbenro urged the individuals of Ondo state to not panic because the state of affairs was below management.
Adegbenro stated “There isn’t a confirmed case of coronavirus in Ondo state as we communicate however we’re suspecting a case primarily based on the truth that he arrived just lately from the US, and that’s all.
“We’re isolating the individual already and the blood pattern will likely be taken to Lagos first tomorrow ( Thursday) morning.
“It’s not a confirmed case and you’re additionally conscious that there’s a confirmed case in Ekiti however right here, we’re suspecting the previous man had simply arrived from the US and it was found that he has been coughing for the previous one month.
We’re conserving our fingers crossed and we’re not leaving any stone unturned.”